Opera List of Opera in one act Operas

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List of the most famous Opera in one act operas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list contains popular examples of operas of the genre Opera in one act, and contains information such as what language the opera was composed in. If you want to know more about these historic Opera in one act operas you can click on their names for even more information. Any notable operas in the Opera in one act genre should be listed below, so if you're an opera lover use this list to find a few that you've never heard of. List features items like Suor Angelica, Bluebeard's Castle, and many more

This list helps answer the questions, "What is Opera in one act?" and "What are the best Opera in one act operas?"

A Little Nightmare Music is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Peter Schickele

Abu Hassan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Carl Maria von Weber

Adina is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Gioacchino Rossini

Aleko is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Sergei Rachmaninoff

Amahl and the Night Visitors is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Gian Carlo Menotti

Ariadne auf Naxos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Richard Strauss

Ariane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Bohuslav Martinů

At the Boar's Head is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Gustav Holst

Bertha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Bertha Ned Rorem

Bluebeard's Castle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Béla Bartók

Capriccio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Richard Strauss

Comedy on the Bridge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Bohuslav Martinů

Daphne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Richard Strauss

Daphnis et Eglé is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Daphnis et Eglé Jean-Philippe Rameau

Das Nusch-Nuschi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Paul Hindemith

Das Rendezvous is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Giselher Klebe

Das Rheingold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Richard Wagner

Der Mond is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Carl Orff

Der Zwerg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Der Zwerg Alexander von Zemlinsky

Die Ermordung Cäsars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Giselher Klebe

Die glückliche Hand is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Die glückliche Hand Arnold Schoenberg

Die schwarze Maske is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Die schwarze Maske Krzysztof Penderecki

Die toten Augen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Die toten Augen Eugen d'Albert

Don Sanche is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Don Sanche Franz Liszt

Eight Songs for a Mad King is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Peter Maxwell Davies